Coconut oil: 10 different ways to use

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Coconut is the talk of all generations, male or female. With its ability to lower cholesterol, aid digestion, rev your metabolism, slow aging, and curb cravings, coconut is the cure-all that should become a staple item in your household.  This versatile product is not just for your diet, but your skin, hair, and other helpful tricks.

Here are ten things you can start doing with coconut oil today!

1. On Toast Instead of Butter – Simply use coconut oil instead of butter on your toast.

2. Makeup Remover – Healthier, stronger and longer eye lashes are just a bonus!

3. Homemade Deodorant – You only need a few ingredients in addition to coconut oil to make this simple deodorant recipe.

4.  Sunburn Care – A great moisturizer to use after you’ve gotten a bit too much sun.

5. Tanning Oil – Put in a spray bottle, spray on to keep skin moisturized.

6. Cheekbone Highlighter – Apply a small amount on cheekbones over makeup.

7. Defrizzer of Split Ends – Just put a tiny amount on your hands and run them through the frizzy areas.
8. Metabolism Booster – 2 tablespoons per day are proven to rev up your metabolism.
9. For Your Owie – Although you may not be ready to give up your Neosporin, coconut oil can even be used as a topical protector for wounds, shielding them with a thin chemical layer from outside contaminants. You can apply a small amount of coconut oil to small scrapes and cuts.
10. Breath Freshener: Coconut oil has anti fungal and antibacterial properties. Gargling for 20 minutes with a spoonful of oil (aka oil pulling) can help clear up germs in the mouth, leading to fresher breath, whiter teeth, and healthier gums.
Swanson talks of even more uses for Coconut in their article, 50 Ways to Use Coconut.
Look for more information on how to use coconut in baking, cooking, health, and beauty in our upcoming posts!

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